Childcare

Intermediate Level 2 – Early Years Practitioner

The course covers the understanding and application of the following:

  • Preparing and carrying out activities for children in your care
  • Supporting children’s development
  • Observing children, writing daily reports for parents/carers and contributing to planning
  • Liaising with parents/carers and other members of staff
  • Supporting the health and safety of children in your care and safeguarding their welfare
  • Assisting children with personal care and individual needs

You will be required to understand and follow policies and procedures of the setting at all times. You may be required to work different shift patterns. All individuals will be required to undergo checks as per EYFS requirements to ensure suitability to work with children.

Course Content:

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Qualification
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths – these can be obtained if needed during the course
  • End Point Assessment. This comprises of a professional discussion underpinned by portfolio and a knowledge test.

Length of Programme:

  • 12-15 months

Advanced Level 3 – Early Years Educator

The course covers the understanding and application of the following;

  • The requirements of a supervisory position i.e. room leader
  • Planning activities for children in your care and be familiar with the EYFS
  • How to carry out observations on your ‘key children’
  • How to carry out risk assessments and have a good understanding of Health
  • & Safety, Safeguarding and Child Protection
  • Communicating with parents/carers and keeping them informed of their child’s progress

You will be required to work as part of a team therefore good communication skills are paramount.

Course Content:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Educator (EYE)
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths Level 2 – these can be obtained if needed during the course
  • End Point Assessment. This comprises of professional discussion underpinned by portfolio and a knowledge test.

Length of Programme:

  • 12-24 months